The food we eat has a great effect on us and our health. We must eat healthier, avoid chemicals, sugars, fats and bad cholesterol.
But there is something more alarmin, plastic rice of China.
The fake rice is made from sweet potato, potato, plastic or synthetic resin. The mix of these items makes rice-similar grains.
So, you have to know to recognize this rice. Here are the tips:
- See if it sinks in water, place spoonful in water and if this floats, it is fake.
- If it has thick layer on the surface when boiled, skip it !
- Try the fungi test. Cook cup of rice, put it in container, let this sit on the counter. In a few days, if it has mold, it is organic rice. If it is the same, is fake.
The video below will give you more info on the rice recognition and the tests for originality.